After more than five months of political deadlock, the Iraqi parliament has elected two veteran politicians to lead the country: Barham Salih as president and Adel Abdul Mahdi as prime ...
More than a year since the agreeing in principle on the creation of a regional security alliance, Gulf Cooperation Council member states, plus Egypt and Jordan, have expressed their continued ...
The onset of the so-called Arab Spring in late 2010 took governments around the world by surprise, and Turkey's Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi, AKP) government was no exception.
Within three years of direct military involvement in the Syrian civil war, Russia — along with Iran and Iran-backed Shiite militia — has succeeded in stemming the tide of local insurgent groups, helping to bring under Assad's control most of the w
Various publications then sought to define the term "deep state," generally agreeing that it originated in Turkey, where "secretive conspiracies hatched in the corridors of power and removed from the democratic process shadow the nation's politics